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                              425 DX News #800
                             02 September 2006 

                             A.R.I. Dx Bulletin
                          Edited by I1JQJ &IK1ADH

           Information, reports and suggestions must be sent to: 
                  Mauro Pregliasco, I1JQJ: DX information 
                         (e-mail i1jqj@425dxn.org )
          Contributors are invited to send their DX information to

                 Mauro Pregliasco, I1JQJ (i1jqj@425dxn.org)

                     The deadline is 12 UTC on Fridays

                          *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                          ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile I2VGW

7Q      - Once again Ely, IN3VZE will be  active as 7Q7CE from Malawi from  18
          September to 6 October. He plans to operate SSB on 80-10 metres. QSL
          via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX IN3VZE]
CT3     - Kresimir, 9A7K  (http://www.9a7k.com) will  be in  Funchal,  Madeira
          Islands (AF-014) until 4 September. He operates as CT3/9A7K from the
          CS3MAD radio club  and the QTH  of Jose, CT3HG.  QSL via 9A7K.  [TNX
E5      - Ken, ZL4HU will be  active as E51KH  from Rarotonga (OC-013),  South
          Cook Islands between 7 and 22  September. He plans to operate on  20
          metres SSB. QSL direct to home call. [TNX The Daily DX]
F       - Gilles/F5JPG,   Michel/F5UTL,   Dominique/F1CNB,   Luis/F5THW    and
          Juan/F5IRC will  operate as  TM2P from  Pilier Island  (EU-064)  and
          lighthouse on 8-10 September. QSL via F5IRC. [TNX F5NQL]
FT      - Gildas, TU5KG will return to the French Southern Territories  around
          10 September. His destination is not confirmed - it could be  either
          Crozet (FT5WL) or Kerguelen (FT5XP) - and the length of stay is  not
          known (at all events, he should be back in France by December).  QSL
          via F4EFI. [TNX F6AJA and Les Nouvelles DX]
GD      - Lars, DF1LON and  Georg, DL1ECG will  operate as  MD0LON and  MD0ECG
          from the Isle of Man (EU-116) on 7-11 September. QSL via home calls.
          They will participate  in the WAE  SSB Contest  (9-10 September)  as
          GD6IA (QSL direct). [TNX www.rsgbiota.org and DL1ECG]
GI      - Special event station GB5BIG will be  active on 2 September for  the
          Broad Island Gathering at Ballycarry, Co. Antrim, Northern  Ireland.
          This annual event  celebrates the cultural  and historic links  with
          the people of Scotland. QSL via GI2BX. [TNX F5NQL]
HK0     - Gerd, DL7VOG will celebrate his 60th birthday operating as HK0GU for
          the fourth time. On 9-14 November he will be active as HK0GU/1  from
          Isla del  Pirata in  the Rosario  Islands  (SA-040); then,  from  15
          November  to  1  December,  he  will  be  signing  HK0GU  from  Isla
          Providencia (NA-049). He plans to operate CW and RTTY plus some  SSB
          on all bands  (160 metres included),  depending on propagation.  QSL
          via home call, direct  or bureau (e-mail  requests for bureau  cards
          can be sent  to hk0gu@dl7vog.de). Further  details can  be found  at
          www.qsl.net/hk0gu or www.qslnet.de/hk0gu [TNX DL7VOG]
ON      - The Verviers Radio  Amateur Group will  operate as  ON4USA from  the
          WWII American Military Cemetery at Henri-Chapelle on 9-10 September.
          QSL   via   ON4GDV.   Further   information   can   be   found    at
          www.qsl.net/on4usa [TNX VA3RJ]
OZ      - Klaus, DJ4JI  will  be  active  as  OZ/DJ4JI  from  Bornholm  Island
          (EU-030, BO-001 for the Danish Islands Award) on 3-13 September.  He
          plans to operate on  80, 40 and  20 metres, SSB  only. QSL via  home
          call. [TNX www.rsgbiota.org]
OZ      - Look for Frank, OZ/DL2SWW and Gabi, OZ/DF9TM to be active from Laeso
          Island (EU-088) on 3-15 September. They  plan to operate CW and  SSB
          on 80-10 metres, possibly on 160 metres CW and 6 metres as well. QSL
          via home calls. [TNX VA3RJ]
OZ      - Andy, DL4OK/NX1S will be active as OZ/NX1S from Romo Island (EU-125)
          on 9-16 September. He expect to operate mostly on 40 and 20  metres.
          QSL via DL4OK, direct or bureau. [TNX DL4OK]
SV      - Tomas, LY1F will  operate mostly CW  as SV8/LY1F  from three  EU-075
          islands (namely Agkistri, Moni and Aigina) on 1-3 September. QSL via
          bureau to LY1F.  [TNX www.rsgbiota.org]
SV      - Dimitrios, SV2BWC will operate on 10. 40 and 20 metres SSB and CW as
          J48LEK from Lesvos  Island (EU-049) and  other satellite islands  on
          1-7 September. QSL via SV2BWC. [TNX www.rsgbiota.org]
XE      - Fernando, EA1CNF reports he will operate  as XE1/EA1CNF from  Mexico
          on 2-9 September. QSl via home call, direct or bureau.
YB      - Special event station YE9BALI will be active on all bands CW and SSB
          from Bali  Island  (OC-022)  on 5-10  September  for  the  Bali  Ham
          Festival 2006. QSL via YB9BU. [TNX YB9BU]

                          *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                          ****  GOOD TO KNOW ... ****
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

425 DX NEWS MAGAZINE ---> The  latest issue (August 2006) is now available at
http://www.425dxn.org/monthly/. Articles  and  pictures  should  be  sent  to
Nicola Baldresca, IZ3EBA (iz3eba@ari.it).

425 TOOLBAR ---> The 425 Toolbar  [425DXN 794] has already been installed  by
619 users and  the number of  operations performed  is over  88000 since  the
release. Further information and free download at  http://425.ourtoolbar.com/
(no personal information is required) [TNX I1-21171/IZ1CRR]

DXCC NEWS ---> Toma, YU1AB reports  that the 4O3AB and 4O3ES operations  from
Montenegro (effective 15 August) are acceptable for DXCC credit.

DX MAGAZINE MOST  WANTED SURVEY  ---> The  DX Magazine's  annual Most  Wanted
Survey is  being  conducted  now  through 15  October. The  survey  form   is
available at   http://www.dxpub.com/dx_survey2006.html; the complete  results
will be published early next  year in The  DX Magazine. The  Top 100 will  be
posted to web site.

GERMANY ---> Andreas, DE1DXX/DO1DXX reports that effective 1 September German
DO stations  are  allowed to  operate  on 1810-1850  kHz  (with 100  W  PEP),
1850-1890 kHz (with 75 W PEP), 1890-2000 kHz (with  10 W PEP); on 80, 15  and
10 metres with 100 W PEP,  on 2m/70cm with 75 W PEP  and on 10  GHZ with 5  W
PEP. German class A licencees are  allowed to operate  on 7100-7200 kHz  with
250 W PEP and on 50 MHz. [TNX K1XN]

HELP NEEDED  --->  The  5A7A team  is  seeking  contributions  (funds  and/or
hardware) from the amateur radio community in order to set up a club  station
in Tripoli. They  are looking for  "a SW-transceiver, microphone,  headphones
(or headset),  Morse key,  GP-vertical, coax  cable, and  antenna wire".  The
DXpedition  itself  is  still  needing  financial  support.  Please   contact
5a7a@gmx.de and visit their web site at http://5a7a.gmxhome.de/ [TNX DJ7IK]

IRCS FOR SALE ---> Bob Schenck, N2OO  has a limited number of IRCs  (expiring
on 31 December 2006) for sale at  a reduced price (sales will support  3Y0X).
Details at http://www.peterone.com/ircs.htm

NCDXF --->  At its  Board of  Directors meeting  on 26  August, the  Northern
California DX Foundation re-elected the following officers and directors: Len
Geraldi/K6ANP   (President),   Al   Burnham/K6RIM   (Vice   President),   Tom
McShane/NW6P (Secretary),  Bruce Butler/W6OSP  (Trasurer), Rusty  Epps/W6OAT,
Dave   Pugatch/KI6WF,   Chuck   Ternes/N6OJ,   Glenn   Vinson/W6OTC,    Steve
Merchant/K6AW, Ken Anderson/K6TA and Tim Totten/N4GN (Directors). Information
pertaining  to  the  Northern  California  DX  Foundation  is  available   at

QSL MANAGER  OFFERED --->  Francesco D'Esposito, IK8OZP  is willing to  offer
his services to stations in need. He can be contacted at ik8ozp@yahoo.it

THAILAND   --->   John,   HS1CHB   is   co-ordinating   with   the   National
Telecommunications Commission on impending permission to operate on the  WARC
bands and low-bands on a temporary  basis until the end  of the year  [425DXN
788]. His latest  progress report is  not encouraging. Apparently,  officials
now say that they need to wait for the National Broadcasting Commission to be
formed before  they  can do  this.  In the  meantime  the low  bands  may  be
activated during contests on weekends as before. [TNX G4UZN/HS0ZGH]

+ SILENT KEYS  + The Daily  DX reports a  few friends left  us over the  last
couple of weeks. Harri Mantila, OH6YF/OH6Y at 39 years of age; Bud  Voortman,
ZS1B (aka ZS23I from AF-077, ZS26BI from AF-079, ZS31ER from AF-085, ZD9/ZS1B
from AF-029 and  AF-030, ZS7B from  Antarctica); former  US Ambassador  Armin
Henry Meyer, W3ACE (YI2AN, OD5AX, YA1AM, EP3AM and JH1YDR).

                          *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                          ***  NEWS FROM THE WEB  ***
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

QSL DB:       Boye Christensen,  OZ7C has  updated his  QSL DBase  (which  now
              contains 390,333 unique records) for Packet Cluster. The package
              can be  downloaded  at  http://www.ddxg.dk/oz7c/; a  web  based
              search machine  can  be found  at  www.ddxg.dk/oz7c [TNX  OZ7C,
QSL GALLERY:  The large collection of QSL cards  (3600+) on Les Nouvelle  DX's
              web site  has been  updated. Eight  different galleries  include
              cards for each of the 58 deleted DXCC entities (650+ QSLs),  the
              ten Most  Wanted DXCC  Entities (120+  QSLs), obsolete  prefixes
              (1300+  QSLs),  Antarctic  bases  (500+  QSLs)  &  TAAF  (Terres
              Australes and  Antarctiques  Francaises,  200+  QSLs),  pre-1945
              countries (200+ QSLs) and French  Departments, USA before  1945.
              Several  cards  are  still  needed  and  your  participation  is
              encouraged - please visit http://LesNouvellesDX.free.fr and send
              send your comments to LesNouvellesDX@free.fr [TNX F6AJA]
TOP LISTS:    The  latest  Topband,  Topmode  and  Toplist  listings  are  now
              available  at   http://www.425dxn.org/awards/toplist/index.html.
              Please send  your scores,  as well  as any  request for  further
              information, to Erminio Pandocchi, I2EOW (i2eow@ari.it)

                          *** 4 2 5  D X  N E W S ***
                          *******  QSL INFO  ********
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3V8SM       F8DVD       EM90BL      UY5BQ       OH0AZ       OH0JFB
3W2TXR      JA2TXR      EN15EIU     UT4EK       OJ0/EC3ADC  EB2AYV
3XD2Z       UA6JR       EN15F       UR5FEO      ON4OSLN     ON5RKN
3XM6JR      UA6JR       EN15P       UR4PWL      OY/DL2RMC   DL2RMC
3Z0RS       SP9PZU      EO15FF      UX0FF       OY/DO3MSH   DL2RMC
4L4CC       RV1CC       EO15FT      UT0FT       OZ0MF/LH    DH1LAO
4N3A        KP2A        EO15FY      UX0FY       P29VR       W7LFA
4O6DX       K8LEE       EO15ID      US7IGF      P29ZAD      N5FTR
5H3AA       K6EID       ER15MD      ER1DA       P29ZAD      N5FTR
5N6EAM      IK2IQD      ES15L       ES6PZ       R1ANF/P     RK1PWA
5R8UO       DF8UO       EX15ID      EX8AB       R375I       RK9CYA
5V7BR       F2VX        FO/M0RAA    JH6RTO      R3K         RN3DK
6W1SE       JR2KDN      GB0GRA/P    M0JHW       R6B         RZ6APF
7P8JF       DL7JAN      GB2ELH      MM5PSL      RI1NU       RN1NU
7S6LGT      SK6NL       GB2FCL      G4NOK       RK6LWA/p    RZ6MF
8S30JC      SK7JC       GB2FL       M3ZYZ       RV7AA       NT2X
8S6TYL      SM6AFA      GB2LBN      GM4UYZ      S9SS        N4JR
8S6VAN      SM6JSM      GB2LT       GM0JHF      SK7DX       SM7DXQ
9A/TA3J     pirate      GB2SLH      G0GFL       SN2NP       SP2BIK
9A150NT     9A6AA       GB2TER      G4NOK       SX8B        SV8CYV
9A8TQF      HB9TQF      GC0GRC/p    G0RCI       T68G        LA4YW
9G1YK       PA3ERA      GC7GRC/p    G0RCI       T96Q        T93Y
A25VB       UA4WHX      GJ5XW/P     G5XW        TA4ZT       DK1AR
A7/G0MKT    NM7H        HO1L        HP1IBF      TF/DL2RMC   DL2RMC
CE2F        CE3HDI      HP1WW       EA4BQ       TK/F5MCC    F3GJ
CE2P        EA5KB       HR1AAB      EA7FTR      TM5F        F1IKA
CN2CP       OM3CPH      II4GOR      IK3MZS      TM5UJY      F5FAB
CN8SG       EA7FTR      IP5P        IQ5BA       TX5T        DL2RUM
CO8LY       EA7ADH      IQ8PZ/p     IK8IFW      TY5ZR       IK2IQD
CU2DX       CU2AA       IU1DCI      IK1QFM      UA0AV       W3HNK
CV8T        CX1TA       IU2FV       IQ2MI       UE0ARD      RX0AT
CX3CCC      CX2ABC      J28JA       F5JFU       UE1RLH/6    RA1QY
CX7TT       K5WW        JW5E        LA5NM       UE9JRI      RV9JD
DA2006LH    DG0UFA      JW6IKA      LA6IKA      UM15UZ      UK8AR
DF0HC       DJ5KP       JY4NE       K3IRV       UN7AB       DL8KAC
DL/ON6JUN/p ON5SD       K4A         K4LTA       UP1AF       UN7AL
DL0FFF      DL2RPS      K7A         K6HFA       V55O        DJ4LK
DR06XVI     DM6HK       K8E         N8MR        VE1OTA/9    VE1VOX
DS2QEI      HL0IHQ      K8G         K8PT        VP8DIZ      G7KMZ
DT8A        HL2FDW      KH2E        JE1HJA      VP8DJB      F5PFP
DZ50HBC     DU1HBC      KP3RE       KP4RD       VP8LGT      VP8ON
ED1KEH      EA1EAU      LA/DB5YB    DB5YB       W5BOS/AL0   N6AWD
ED1LHA      EA1AST      LR3DX       LU7DSY      XF4/G4TOL   pirate
ED1LSI      EA1AUO      LR7E        LU4DQ       XM2CBF      VE2CKC
ED8GCF      EA8AKN      LU2FLN      EA5KB       XV3EKK      JA1EKK
EE1JRA      EA1RKA      LU7YZ       EA7FTR      YM125ATA    TA3YJ
EK6LP       IK2DUW      LZ1900K     LZ1BJ       YR50A       YO5KAI
EM15FA/P    UT2FA       MM0MWW/p    GM0IFM      ZL6LH       ZL1VK
EM15FEL     UR5FEL      OD5NF       HB9CRV      ZP6CW       ZP6CU
EM15II      UT2II       OD5QT       YO3FRI      ZS1RBI      ZS1DUP
EM50C       UT7CWW      OD5TE       K3IRV       ZX7NTL      PS7DX

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                          *******  ADDRESSES  *******
                           Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                         Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

CX1TA   P.O. Box 29, 27000 Rocha, Uruguay
DB5YB   Juergen Gellert, Ravensberger Strasse 13, 32584 Loehne, Germany
DL2RMC  Thomas Hitzner, Anton-Moosmuller-Str. 1, D-84791 Reischach, Germany
ER1DA   Valery Metaxa, P.O. Box 3000, Chisinau, MD-2071, Moldova
EX8AB   Narynbek Djunushev, P.O. Box 2677, 13802 Tallinn, Estonia
F5JFU   Pierre Desseneux, Le Bourg, F-58140 St Martin du Puy, France
F8DVD   Francois Bergez, 6 Rue de la Liberte, F-71000 Macon, France
GM0IFM  Colin Blunn, Tiree, Rendall, Orkney, KW17 2PB, United Kingdom
IF9ZWA  Michele Rotolo, Via Cavasino, 91010 Marettimo - TP, Italy
K6HFA   Hubert R Clark, 545 West Vassar Ave, Fresno, CA 93705, USA
K8PT    Pete Treml, 725 W. Magnetic St., Marquette, MI 49855, USA
LU7DSY  Carlos Almiron, P.O. Box 709, 8000 Bahia Blanca, Buenos Aires,
LU9DA   Ricardo Suarez, Calle Roca 3678, 7600 Mar del Plata, Argentina
N8MR    Michael Rudzki, 14071 Fairway, Livonia, MI 48154-5227, USA
ON5RKN  Susanne Ronny, Duinkerkestraat 16, 8620 Nieuwpoort, Belgium
T93Y    Boris Knezovic, P.O. Box 59, Sarajevo BA-71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
US7IGF  Slava Shevchenko, P.O. Box 591, Slavyansk-12, Donetsk obl. 84112,
UT4EK   Olexander M. Senchurov, P.O. Box 1669, Kryvy Rig, 50038, Ukraine
VP8ON   Donald Betts, P.O. Box 809, Stanley, Falkland Islands, FIQQ-1ZZ, South

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